Macrobiotus patagonicus Maucci, 1988, Maucci, 1988

Roszkowska, Milena, Stec, Daniel, Ciobanu, Daniel Adrian & Kaczmarek, Łukasz, 2016, Tardigrades from Nahuel Huapi National Park (Argentina, South America) with descriptions of two new Macrobiotidae species, Zootaxa 4105 (3), pp. 243-260: 250

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Macrobiotus patagonicus Maucci, 1988


Macrobiotus patagonicus Maucci, 1988  

Localities and number of specimens. IV (1 and 1 egg), V (56, 5 exuviae and 18 eggs), XXI (2 and 1 egg), XXXI (74, 6 exuviae and 17 eggs)

Remarks. Our specimens correspond perfectly to the original description. This species has only been reported from the Patagonian regions of Argentina (locus typicus) and Chile ( Maucci 1988; Kaczmarek et al. 2015).